Wednesday, March 13, 2013
"People are going to beat me up on both sides of this," he told the Telegram's Clive McFarlane.
On Thursday, the Northborough Police Department, in conjunction with the Massachusetts State Police, conducts a dog-sniffing drug search of Algonquin Regional High School. It cannot be said that the students were not forewarned. Worcester Telegram and Gazette columnist Clive McFarlane discussed Northborough Police Chief Mark Leahy's motivation for the upcoming search, a decision he says was not made lightly. "Chief Leahy’s decision is a reflection of the increasing struggle by educators and the communities in which they work to balance students’ right to privacy with school safety," wrote McFarlane.
Thursday, January 17, 2013
There was attempted house break Wednesday evening on Davis Street.
A subject escaped after an attempted house break on Wednesday night. Northborough Police responded to the call around 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday night at a home at 136 Davis St., where someone had attempted to force the front door open. The home, which was in complete darkness, appeared empty. However, when the suspect attempted to force the door open, the occupant turned on the lights after hearing a loud noise, said police. The subject fled when the lights came home. Massachusetts State Police's K9 unit was called to assist in the search, which led to a location on the side of the road where it appears the vehicle had been parked. Detective Jeff Noel is investigating.
Friday, December 7, 2012
Have your dog's pic taken with Santa to raise money for a dog who protects the community.
- POLICE & FIRE
Friday, December 7, 2012
For years, Buzzy has been protecting local citizens, and now Barb Smith thinks it's time we help him, she told the Community Advocate. Smith owns Canine Pet Sitting and K9 Hydrotherapy in Northborough. On Saturday, Dec. 8, Companion Pet Sitting hosts a "Pictures With Santa" fundraising event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to raise money to buy Buzzy the K-9 from the Shrewsbury Police Department a bullet-proof vest. Award-winning photographer Jeffery A. Baker, of Visions by Baker, Worcester, is also donating his services and will take photos of pets with Santa (who will be played by Shrewsbury Patrolman and Buzzy's handler Chad Chysna, aka "Santa Claus" on this day). Sittings are by appointment only. Barb Smith, owner of Companion Pet Sitting, …
Monday, December 19, 2011
Police are searching for a man who allegedly broke in to a home on South Street.
Police are searching for a man who broke in to a home at 231 South St. in Northborough on Monday. At approximately 11:30 a.m., Northborough police responded to the home on South after a call about a breaking and entering that had just occurred. The victim, who was home at the time, said that the suspect had forced open a side door to her home. The victim fled on foot when he saw her. Northborough police immediately set up a perimeter of the immediate area and conducted a search for the suspect. A K9 unit from the Massachusetts State Police assisted in the search. Westborough police sent several officers to the area for assistance. The suspect is described as being a white male who is between the ages of 30-40 years old, approximately 5’8” …